Fred's Company Profile (NASDAQ:FRED)

About Fred's

FredFred's, Inc. (Fred's) is engaged in the sale of general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies. The Company sells general merchandise to its over 20 franchisees. The Company has approximately 660 retail stores, over 370 pharmacies, and approximately three specialty pharmacy facilities located in over 15 states mainly in the Southeastern United States. The Company is licensed to dispense pharmaceuticals in approximately 50 states. The Company operates approximately 640 company-owned stores, including over 60 express stores (or Xpress stores). Fred's is a combination of pharmacy, dollar store and mass merchant strategically located in smaller markets. It offers various product categories, including consumables, such as tobacco, food and beverage, prescription pharmaceuticals, paper and cleaning supplies, pet supplies, health and beauty aids, and discretionary products, such as home decor, seasonal merchandise, auto and hardware, and lawn and garden.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Discount, Variety Stores
  • Sub-Industry: General Merchandise Stores
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: FRED
  • CUSIP: 35610810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $9.06
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $11.44
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.07
  • 52-Week Range: $9.05 - $17.14
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: Infinity
  • P/E Growth: -3.55
  • Market Cap: $337.63M
  • Outstanding Shares: 37,348,000
  • Beta: 1.28
  • Net Margins: -0.37%
  • Return on Equity: 0.13%
  • Return on Assets: 0.07%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.27%
  • Current Ratio: 2.22%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.52%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.50)
Consensus Price Target: $11.50 (26.93% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/5/2016MKM PartnersReiterated RatingNeutral$13.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016StephensDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underperform$9.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetSell$12.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutral$17.00View Rating Details
5/10/2015SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$20.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
3/27/2015FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$15.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
11/27/2014S&P Equity ResearchDowngradeSellView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/30/2016Q216($0.21)($0.18)$546.23 million$529.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/26/2016Q116$0.02$0.03$553.90 million$549.55 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/23/2016Q415$0.09$0.07$557.25 million$554.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/24/2015Q315$0.10$0.10$537.10 million$541.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/27/2015Q215($0.13)($0.13)$552.42 million$546.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/26/2015Q414$0.01$0.02$507.46 million$504.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/25/2014Q314($0.13)($0.16)$476.20 million$476.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/28/2014Q214($0.17)($0.19)$488.07 million$491.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/29/2014Q114$0.20$0.17$501.64 million$498.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/27/2014Q413$0.15$0.17$511.88 million$495.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/26/2013Q313$0.20$0.20$458.81 million$460.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/29/2013Q2 2013$0.09$0.09$482.45 million$482.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/30/2013Q1 2013$0.27$0.31$499.41 million$501.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/28/2013Q4 2012$0.20$0.18$533.94 million$533.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/20/20120.18$0.18$452.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/23/2012Q212$0.17$0.17$466.60 million$470.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/24/2012$0.27$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/21/2012$0.24$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/22/2011$0.22$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/25/2011$0.13$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/26/2011$0.24$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/24/2011$0.21$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.36 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.08$0.15$0.11
Q2 20164$0.02$0.10$0.06
Q3 20163($0.08)$0.04($0.03)
Q4 20164$0.13$0.17$0.16
Q1 20173$0.01$0.16$0.08
Q2 20173($0.21)$0.02($0.13)
Q3 20172($0.13)($0.12)($0.13)
Q4 20173($0.10)$0.08($0.03)
Q1 20181$0.05$0.05$0.05
Q2 20181($0.15)($0.15)($0.15)
Q3 20181($0.04)($0.04)($0.04)
Q4 20181$0.01$0.01$0.01
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:2.65%
Payout Ratio:-109.09% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-66.67% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Infinity (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.08%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/13/2016Mark C DelySVPSell1,189$10.04$11,937.56View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell9,369$10.17$95,282.73View SEC Filing  
9/8/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell631$11.00$6,941.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell16,414$10.82$177,599.48View SEC Filing  
9/6/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell10,000$10.75$107,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell10,000$11.04$110,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell5,000$15.20$76,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell10,000$14.71$147,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Mike HolliganEVPSell1,517$14.67$22,254.39View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell5,000$14.68$73,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell10,000$15.04$150,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015Michael HayesDirectorSell5,000$16.25$81,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/27/2015Michael HayesDirectorSell15,000$16.66$249,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Jerry ShoreCEOBuy1,000$12.94$12,940.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Michael K BloomPresidentBuy2,000$13.10$26,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2015Jerry ShoreCEOBuy1,000$13.03$13,030.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015Michael HayesDirectorSell9,300$19.43$180,699.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Ben GarnerVPSell532$17.78$9,458.96View SEC Filing  
4/9/2015B Mary McnabbDirectorBuy1,250$12.19$15,237.50View SEC Filing  
3/31/2015Dennis CurtisSVPSell6,000$17.14$102,840.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Mark C DelySVPSell1,190$17.26$20,539.40View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Mike HolliganEVPSell1,500$17.23$25,845.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2015Willie SandsVPSell3,067$17.17$52,660.39View SEC Filing  
3/27/2015Jack EisenmanDirectorSell7,764$17.03$132,220.92View SEC Filing  
3/27/2015Reggie JacobsEVPSell2,357$17.01$40,092.57View SEC Filing  
1/18/2015Dennis CurtisSVPSell3,033$17.66$53,562.78View SEC Filing  
1/18/2015Mike HolliganEVPSell1,983$17.66$35,019.78View SEC Filing  
1/18/2015Willie SandsVPSell1,933$17.66$34,136.78View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Bruce A EfirdCEOSell22,947$15.31$351,318.57View SEC Filing  
7/11/2014Ronald T KayVPBuy247$13.00$3,211.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2014Teresa GaborSVPBuy67$13.00$871.00View SEC Filing  
4/3/2014Dennis CurtisSVPSell5,437$18.80$102,215.60View SEC Filing  
4/3/2014Ricky PruittEVPSell1,038$18.66$19,369.08View SEC Filing  
4/2/2014David GagneVPSell1,026$18.69$19,175.94View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Dennis CurtisSVPSell1,845$15.87$29,280.15View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Matthew TwiggVPSell2,000$16.18$32,360.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2013Reggie JacobsVPSell2,017$14.00$28,238.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
News IconSEC charges KiOR successor and former CEO with “failure to disclose” on yields; settlement looms (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 29 at 10:06 AM logo30.8% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Fred's Call (FRED) (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 29 at 10:06 AM logoHelix Twelve Pharmaceuticals Appoints Fred R. Seddiqui as Chief Executive Officer (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 29 at 10:06 AM
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News IconEnSync CFO Jim Schott to retire (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 23 at 4:51 PM logoEnSync Energy Announces Retirement of Jim Schott and Appointment of Fred Vaske as Chief Administrative Officer (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 23 at 4:50 PM logoFred Hutch, UW researchers help expand data sharing nationally (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 21 at 9:20 AM logoThe National Black Public Relations Society Inc. (NBPRS) Opens National Conference with April D. Ryan, Veteran White House Correspondent & Author (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 21 at 9:20 AM logoFred's Has Returned 29.2% Since SmarTrend Recommendation (FRED) (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 20 at 8:57 AM
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News IconMcLane Company Named Primary Service Provider for freds Pharmacy (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 1 at 4:58 PM logoFred's New CEO Could Help The Company Clear A Lowered Bar In The Second Half Of The Year (NASDAQ:FRED) - September 1 at 4:57 PM logoFred's Inc (FRED) Q2 Loss Wider Y/Y Due to Lower Sales (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 31 at 5:49 PM logoDeutsche On Fred's: A Number Of Headwinds With No Near-Term Solutions (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 31 at 3:18 PM logoEdited Transcript of FRED earnings conference call or presentation 30-Aug-16 2:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 31 at 9:50 AM logoFred’s, Inc. :FRED-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 31, 2016 (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 31 at 9:50 AM logoBRIEF-Fred's Inc to appoint Michael Bloom as CEO (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 30 at 5:10 PM logoFred's names new CEO (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 30 at 5:10 PM
News IconFred's Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 30 at 5:10 PM
News IconFred's Inc. Revises Guidance - Quick Facts (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 30 at 5:10 PM
News IconFred's promotes Michael Bloom to CEO as turnaround continues (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 30 at 5:10 PM
News IconFred’s Inc. ceo to retire in February (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 30 at 5:10 PM logoMore on Fred's Q2 (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 30 at 8:57 AM logoFred's reports 2Q loss (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 30 at 8:12 AM logoFred's CEO Shore to retire, COO Bloom takes top job (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 29 at 8:21 PM logoFred Meyer Jewelers Brings International Flare With 'Vero Italiano' (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 29 at 5:00 PM logoAlphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Shuts Down Cloud Service Of Client For Malicious Attacks (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 29 at 9:43 AM
News Icon1 dead after scuba incident at Lake Mead (NASDAQ:FRED) - August 29 at 9:43 AM
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